Everest base camp trek 7 days is the most iconic trek that takes the foot to the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest (8848m). Not only Everest, During the trek, but you can also see five eight thousand meters above the hill from the one point. Nowhere in the world, you will get a replica of this place. The trekkers on the EBC are increasing every year. Due to beauty, peace, culture, and, most importantly, its uniqueness. Everest Base Camp 7 days is a short trekking package. For those who have limited time frame is unable to do it due to the lack of time we introduce the package called “Everest Base Camp Trek 7 days.
Everest base camp trek 7 days offers you a great adventure bringing an unforgettable experience. The overwhelming vistas of the Everest Himalayan chain of Khumbu region, which consists of five of the world’s highest mountains. Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt, Makalu (8,463m), Mt, Cho Oyo (8153m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m) and Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m). Aside from the beauty of the Himalayas, this area includes natural wonders heritage sites indexed by UNESCO. Rich in pine forests of rhododendron (Nepalese national flower) and an endangered species of birds and animals. This trek is truly unique and memorable. Similarly, during the trek, you will experience the excellent hospitality of Sherpa’s and their traditional lifestyle, which will surely amaze you.
Everest base camp trek starts with an exciting flight from Kathmandu to Tenzing Hillary airport at Lukla. After, we trek to Phakding and Namche Bazar. Where we will be greeted by many local Sherpa’s with their unique culture. We then head towards Thyangboche Monastery. The monastery on a top ridge with a fantastic 360-degree landscape, definitely a captivating one and the panoramic view of Everest. After, we will move toward Imja Khola and the village of Pangboche and Pheriche. Similarly, during this Trek, we will be capturing all the places in the vicinity. from Dudh Koshi to the whole Khumbu valley. The fantastic lifestyle, delicious food, and the culture in there will make your trek remarkable.
Far from the crowded city, this trek will let you experience the most beautiful time of your life. The nature itself with lots of flora and fauna, glaciers, mountains view. Friendly people with a distinct culture and ethnicity, monasteries, etc. are the critical factor of this trek. Above the Himalaya brings you the Everest Base Camp 7 days trek with unlimited fun. Enjoyable memories, and a remarkable trip. With the professional guides and porters, we ensure you the best trip of your life.
The cost of trekking in Nepal has been greatly affected by the recent political upheaval in Nepal, and the current Government has implemented many new taxes and costs to ensure that people working in the hospitality industry, such as hotels, guest houses, restaurants, and tourism are paid fair and equitable wages. Daily needed things prices to hike up, meals and rooms cost in trek increased seasonally, as in the rest of the world, fuel costs have been increasing on a regular basis and due to a severe shortage in Nepal prices vary from day to day.
However, even though we at Above Himalaya Trekking have been affected by these factors, we continue to offer the best services to our customers at a nominal cost. the cost of our standard package for the trek full board package from arrival to departure is USD 620 per person. in the group 1 guide and 1 porter on 2 people basis, in a big group we can have some cost-sharing and can be little cheaper basis, if we need to run the trek for just 1 person there is 1 guide who will help to carry the bag and this will make your trek cost down.
This trek itinerary is designed especially for those who have limited time and want to be at the top of Kalapathar and wanted to see Everest base camp. the itinerary is quite tight so you need to be fit and able to walk 7 hours most of the days. if you have a longer time you can choose our other easier packages. There are different options you can take depending on itinerary and how much time you have. Think about this first you are planning to step in and choose which of our packages is good for you.
Duration: 07 Days
Trek Grade: Strenuous
Max. Altitude: Kalapathar (5545m.)
Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September – Mid December are the best seasons. Dec & January are Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done, but visibility can be reduced due to rain.
Transportation: Private Car/Van/ Plane
Total Distance: 75 Km. (Round Trip)
Departure Dates: We can offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November, and December for a group of 2 to 16 people.
Food on the trek: During your trekking, you will have food in local guest houses. Our most of the during trekking is on a full board basis, which covers your breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can choose the food from the menu at tea house prices that are fixed by a National park or conservation area project. There is local to international hygienic food choices.
We suggest you eat at the same tea house where you stay. To be vegetarian is better in high altitude and remote area. The meet items are carried in a long way, so not fresh. The typical Nepali food is Dal bhat ( Rice lentil, mixed vegetable curry, and pickle)
For breakfast, you will have a choice of pancakes (plain, apple, cinnamon, lemon, etc.) served with peanut butter or honey; porridge; egg items (scrambled, boiled, fried, omelet); bread (toast, chapatti). Lunch and dinner Dal Bhat, pasta, pizza, garlic soup, momos, curry, macaroni, and other rice and noodle-based dishes are served.
Drinking water during your Trek: We suggest you at least drink 3/4 liters of water per day while you are on the trail. While bottled mineral water can be purchased all over Kathmandu and along popular trekking trails, plastic water bottles are a significant problem in Nepal’s mountain areas. So instead of relying on bottled water, travelers should instead purify their water.
Having purification tablets/iodine is best because you will not have the time to boil your water. They are small, cheap, and light to carry, another better way is to get water filters they are low to carry and easy to use. You can bring two reusable water bottles. So that you always have one bottle to drink from, while the water in your other bottle is being purified.
Equipment ideas: We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however in Kathmandu there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment. Here are the suggested items. -20-degree sleeping bag ( having sleeping bag linear is useful if you do trek more high altitude) Duffel Bag Or Rucksack Bag with waterproof cover, A Daypack, T-shirts, Thermal Vest, lightweight thermal tops, Fleece Jacket or Pullover. Waterproof Jacket, Women sports bras, synthetic, Hiking shorts, Fleece or tracksuit pants, Lightweight walking pants, Thin inner socks, Thick warm wool hiking socks, Hiking boots, Camp Sandals
Woollen Hat, Sun Hat, Bandana or scarf, sunglasses, moisturising skin cream, and Lip balm, Water bottles, Water purifier, Headtorch, Hand Sanitizer, Pain reliever, First Aid Kit, Toiletries, Towel
Your trek Backpack/duffle bag: Our porters will carry your baggage on the trek, the maximum weight per trekkers is 15 kg, including your sleeping bag and down jacket; other items not required on the trek can be stored in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 01 - Flight from KTM flight to Lukla 35 minute flight, Distance 136.17km, and trekking to Phakding (2,652m/8,698ft) : walking distance 2-3 hours, 200 meters descent and 50 meters ascent - 8km
Early morning we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla via mountain flight of about 40 minutes scenic flight. With clear weather, we get spectacular views of the mountains, including Everest, as we enter the deep gorge of the Dudh Kosi valley. You begin your trek from Lukla, along the way you will have a view of Mt Nupla (5885m), Kusum Kanguru (6367m) and Kwongde Range. We then take a leisurely walk for about two hours to Phakding village for the overnight stop and the rest of the time stroll around the village for local knowledge.
Day 02 - Phakding trekking to Namche Bazzar (3,440m/11,283ft) : walking distance 5-6 hours, 300 meters ascent and 300 meters descent - 11.3 km.
The trail follows the Dudh Koshi valley north, meandering through the pines, crossing it twice by small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo, the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. Beginning with a slight climb to Jhorsalle, the trail passes waterfalls and other culturally and naturally occurring items of interest. You will be rewarded with your first glimpse of Kusum Kanguru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m), Everest (8848m) and Nuptse (7879 m). A steep climb up to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m) will afford you further spectacular views and a comfortable place to spend the second night of the trek.
Day 03 - Namche Bazzar trek to Tengboche (3,870 m/12,697 ft) :walking distance 4-5 hours, 350 meters descent and 750 meters ascent- 10.4 km.
We start our trek with a pleasant walk through the forest with a magnificent view of the mountains. We follow a spectacular path that traverses around the hillside high above the Dudh Kosi River. After walking for one hour, you will arrive at Phungithanga. The trail climbs past some water-powered prayer wheels and begins a sustained climb through a forest of tall, mature rhododendrons. Look out for musk deer and Himalayan tahr among the trees. The start of the Tengboche (3870m), the village is scattered across a vast, grassy saddle below a crescent-shaped ridge covered by scrub pines and firs. From the viewpoint at the top of the hill, there are awe-inspiring views of distinctive peaks like Amadablam (6856m), standing proud of the massif containing Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7861m), Lhotse (8501m) and inspiring views of Himalayan giants. We visit the Buddhist Monastery at Tengboche, the largest in the Khumbu region.
Day 04 - Tengboche trekking to Dingboche (4,350 m/14,272 ft) : walking distance 5 hours, 70 meters descent and 580 meters ascent - 12 km.
In the morning, views of mountains and monasteries are spectacular in Tengboche. From Tengboche, we head north and soon cross the Dudh Kosi river by way of a small suspension bridge, which spans a deep gorge in the river valley. Follow the trail as far as Orsho and take the lower path along the west bank of the Imja Khola, through the forest of birches conifers and rhododendrons. As we follow the river northward, the trails pass through several chortens and mani walls and small villages. Today’s walk offers views of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam, and to the north-Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-Tse (5820m), and the high wall of Nuptse. Dingboche is also the gateway to Chukung and farther beyond for the most challenging traverses towards the Makalu area. We enjoy the beautiful array of fields enclosed by stone walls to protect the barley, buckwheat, and potatoes. Overnight stay in Dingboche.
Day 05 - Dingboche Trekking to Lobuche (4,940 m/16,207 ft) : walking distance 4-5 hours, 700 meters ascent - 9 km
The trail follows a downward path to Pheriche village. It joins the trail below Thungla beautiful views of Cholatse across the valley. After another steep ascend the trail climbs up and over the terminal moraine of Khumbu glacier. Today’s walk offers views of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam, and to the north-Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-Tse (5820m), and the high wall of Nuptse. The path follows a pleasant, grassy valley. Stark and rugged beauty create almost moonscape campsite at Lobuche, a windswept collection of huts tucked in a narrow meadow between the glacier and the Lobuche peak. Tawoche and Nuptse are particularly spectacularly from Lobuche towering. Stay overnight at lodge.
Day 06 - Trek from Lobuche to Everest base camp (5,364 m/17,598 ft.) & trek back to Gorakshep (5,170 m/16,961 ft.) & Helicopter fly back to Lukla. Trek hour: 6-8 hrs.
After breakfast, our adventure continues towards Everest Base Camp Distance 3.5 km one way. The trail passes through over rocky dunes and moraine and streams. The Base Camp area provides an opportunity to experience the freezing and harsh conditions that mountaineers brave to summit this famous mountain. In Everest Base Camp, the climbers gather for summiting Everest during the high expedition season. We explore base camp and its surroundings glacier and return to Gorakshep and helicopter ride over the Himalayas you will see Mount Everest and other Himalayan range from very close and late afternoon you will reach beautiful town Lukla
Day 07 - Early morning fly from Lukla to Kathmandu and Departure. Flight hour: 35 min.
Saying a final goodbye to our porters, we will have a flight back to Kathmandu of an exciting one hour; we will drop off to your hotel.
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